1. Stalin: Down in Georgia, Up in Bedford
It was announced this week that officials in Georgia (the country, that is) have tore down a statue of the infamous Soviet dictator in his hometown of Gori and will be replacing it with a memorial to the fallen in the Russia-Georgian War of 2008. Yet here in [...]

Virginia Beach Bans All Future LED Signs
Garden Clubs Uproot Digital Signs
NOVA Was Main Source of Growth for DC Area in 2009
NVCC Enrollment at 78,400
McDonnell Still Optimistic about Drilling Off Virginia Coast
McDonnell to Appear at Boys State And Girls State
Shannon Connects Cuccinelli Campaign Promise, Donation
Connaughton Meeting a Mystery To NOVA Metro Reps
Group Says Virginia Failed to [...]

Warner Faults Obama on Selling of Stimulus
Warner Says McDonnell Advocacy on Medicaid Aid “Might Be Helpful”
NOVA Transportation Alliance Backs McDonnell Proposal to Have Statewide Seat on Metro Board
Hurt Says He Won’t Debate Independent
Hurt, Perriello Differ on 3 Way Debate
GOP Pounces on Nye Fundraiser with BP Lobbyist
Independent Vanke Challenging Goodlatte for House Seat
McDonnell Thanks Donors By [...]

It’s now five days since Virginia’s election day, surely long enough to gain near infallible insight into the tea leaves harvested by the results!
The problem, of course, is that there are a plethora of “infallible insights” from folks gazing at the tea leaves with glasses tinted with a particular political hue.¬†
Objective observers are hard to [...]

The VPAP Map or the Sea of Red
Dems, Incumbents Get Wake-Up Call
GOP Reclaims Virginia
Virginia Democrats Reign Ends in Sweep
It’s Not 2008 Anymore
Policies Not Parties Paramount
Cuccinelli Landslide Rounds Out GOP Sweep
Bolling Wins Second Term
McDonnell Sidesteps National Impact
Kaine’s Reaction
Kaine-Cantor Clash Over Election’s Meaning
Gilmore’s Reaction
Kaine’s Legacy

Deeds and McDonnell Make Final Pushes
McDonnell, Deeds Campaign in Charlottesville Area
Kaine Appears on MSNBC
Jim Moran Calls GOP the “Taliban Ticket”
Palin Calls Virginia Voters without Mentioning McDonnell
Pat Robertson and Family Donate Money to McDonnell
GOP Rallies at Winchester Airport
GOP Eyes Three State Sweep
GOP Expects to Make Gains in House of Delegates
Sensing Big Gains, GOP Makes Late Donations [...]

PPP’s final poll in the race has McDonnell up 14, Bolling 13 and Cuccinelli 16.
Given the funding disadvantage that confronted Deeds in the final weeks, Democrats are not too surprised at the top of the ticket numbers.
But they are almost disconsolate that the vigorous anti-Cuccinelli campaign waged in the last week does not appear to [...]

McDonnell Has 12 Point Advantage in RTD Poll
McDonnell’s Money Lead Grows and Grows
Candidates Hold Rallies
Last Minute Campaigning in Hampton Roads
Campaigns Use New Media for GOTV
Liberty U Hoping for Strong Voter Turnout on Tuesday
Candidates Mum on How to Fund Their Ideas
Democratic Mayor Frank Pens Letter for Hamilton
Democrat Jeffrey Endorse GOP’s Bird in House Race Against Ware
Lynchburg [...]

1. Deeds-Aster?
This is what the Democrats appear to expecting on Tuesday evening. A Deeds loss (and a big one) seems to be a foregone conclusion in Democratic circles.¬†Most Dems don’t believe that either Jody Wagner or Steve Shannon will be able to withstand the GOP tide that is likely to sweep across Virginia, despite efforts [...]

Bolling, Cuccinelli Lead in T-D Poll
Dash for Votes
McDonnell on Hannity
McDonnell Urges Voters to Go to Polls
GOP Rallies in Lynchburg
Deeds Urges Obama Backers to Send a Message
Warner Misses Deeds Events Due to Flu
Planned Parenthood Criticizes McDonnell’s Comments
Money, Missteps Cost Deeds
Kaine Meets with Paper Mill Workers
Perriello Says He’s Undecided on Health Care Bill
Gilbert, Lesinski Emphasize Economy
Amtrak Challenges [...]